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There are many valid critiques of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new direction for NASA. Few, if any, would be new. But Russian government officials saw an opportunity for domestic attention and took a stab at it. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:55:38 +0000
SpaceX reiterated at a congressional hearing Jan. 17 that its Falcon 9 rocket performed as expected on its most recent launch, despite swirling questions about the potential failure of the classified Zuma mission. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:13:32 +0000
“What are we going to do about deterrence in space?” That is a question the administration should answer in the new strategy, said CSIS analyst Todd Harrison. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:56:26 +0000
As the two companies developing commercial crew systems reiterated that they were on schedule to carry out test flights later this year, a government analysis of schedules concluded those vehicles may not be certified to carry NASA astronauts until late 2019 or early 2020. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:03:18 +0000
With no budget deal in sight to avert a Friday government shutdown, a visibly frustrated Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee — and a vocal champion of bigger military budgets — called out his congressional colleagues for putting political agendas ahead of national security SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:59 +0000
Effective Space, a U.K.-headquartered company developing spacecraft to extend the life of communications satellites, announced Jan. 17 that it has signed its first contract with an undisclosed customer. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:07:31 +0000
The Air Force will establish a three-star vice commander of Air Force Space Command to be located in the national capital region. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:34 +0000
Virgin Orbit, which expects to debut the air-launched LauncherOne rocket by summer, signed a contract Jan. 16 with GomSpace to send eight nanosatellites into orbit next year to track airplanes and ships. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:26 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:24 +0000
The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:44:32 +0000
The SBIRS satellites are equipped with powerful scanning and staring infrared sensors that collect data for use by the U.S. military to detect missile launches. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:55:15 +0000
The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0000
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:43:46 +0000
An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:11 +0000
Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000
The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:09:38 +0000
Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:59:37 +0000
Pentagon officials on the Zuma space mission: 'We're not going to be able to give you any more information' SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:22-06-2016
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     Current job:Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:within a month
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     Keywords- Safety control, maintenance, repair, testing, inspection, and purity control of electro-mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems - Calibration/testing of instrumentation and other hardware/systems - Fabrication of test equipment and flight hardwar
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    QUALIFICATION

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     Over twenty years’ experience in the aerospace industry with expertise in the following areas:

    Safety control, maintenance, repair, testing, inspection, and purity control of electro-mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems

    Calibration/testing of instrumentation and other hardware/systems

    Fabrication of test equipment and flight hardware

    Equipment tracking and production control

    Reading electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic schematics and other drawings

    Proficiency in various word/presentation/data-processing applications

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    September 2012 -     Technician (Aerospace), United Technologies Aerospace Systems and

    Present                      Summit Technologies & Solutions, Inc.

                                       Houston, Texas

     

                                       Support National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) extravehicular activity (EVA), including real-time EVA mission support and non-real-time EVA certification activities.

                                       Support NASA EVA manned and unmanned vacuum chamber testing: install/remove Extra Vehicular Mobility Unit and other space critical hardware from chambers, man test stations during integrated testing, and support engineering through all stages of anomaly investigation.

                                       Maintain quality Space Suit Lab requirements and review/coordinate maintenance of process documentation/drawings, fabricate/maintain flight and ground support hardware, support overall assembly and testing of flight/ground support hardware, including providing performance and checkout equipment and performing calibration purity monitoring and control.

                                       Perform instrument pipe-fitting/tube bending, instrument calibration, soldering, wiring, hydrostatic/pneumatic and electrical testing and trouble-shooting of flight and training hardware.

                                       Operate various power/precision tools and utilize/maintain hydraulic tools and equipment.

     

    March 1988 -             Technician (Aerospace), United Space Alliance and

    September 2012        Boeing Space Exploration

                                       Houston, Texas

     

                                       Maintained, calibrated, and fabricated ground support equipment for the NASA Food and Equipment Processing Contract.

                                       Operated milling machine, disk grinder, band saw, engraver, lathe; performed instrument pipe-fitting/tube bending, instrument calibration, soldering, wiring; worked with hydraulics, pneumatics, and vacuums; and performed hydrostatic/pneumatic testing and trouble-shooting.

                                       Utilized computer data system for equipment certification tracking and inventory control.

                                       Served as safety representative and fire warden.

     

    EDUCATION

                                       English Composition I/II and Technical Writing, San Jacinto College

                                       Fortran Computer Programming, Alvin Community College

     

    AWARDS / RECOGNITION
     

    November 2001        United Space Alliance Quest for Excellence Group Award

                                       As part of the NASA EVA stand-down oxygen contamination recovery effort, the team developed a new method for processing high pressure oxygen without affecting the Shuttle mission schedule.

    September 2001        NASA Silver Snoopy Award

                                       As part of the NASA EVA stand-down oxygen contamination recovery effort, I supported the development and formal approval of a new method for processing high pressure oxygen without affecting the Shuttle mission schedule.

    October 1991            Boeing Performance Excellence Group Award

                                       Building preparation and hardware fabrication for new R&D/test facility.

     


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